Irish language signs damaged in Rostrevor

Posted by
Tuesday, April 19th, 2016
Sinn Féin Assembly candidate for South Down, Michael Gray Sloan, has condemned the deliberate targeting and criminal damage against Irish language signs erected by Newry, Mourne and Down District Council. sloan1”I was appalled to see the recent destruction of Irish language signs in both Rostrevor and Hilltown,” Mr Sloan said. “This criminal damage constitutes an attack on both communities. The Irish language belongs to everyone and every community. “I have spoken with my colleague Cllr Mickey Ruane to see if we can get the signs cleaned or, if necessary, replaced. Article continues below:April 2016He added, “If anyone has any information regarding this criminal damage I would urge them to contact the PSNI.”
Both comments and pings are currently closed.

Comments are closed


This website does not share personal information with third parties nor do we store any information about your visit other than to analyze and optimize your content and reading experience through the use of cookies. You can turn off the use of cookies at anytime by changing your specific browser settings.

We are not responsible for republished content from this blog on other blogs or websites without our permission. This privacy policy is subject to change without notice and was last updated on 16/01/2017. If you have any questions feel free to contact Newry Times by emailing

Log in